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ISTL Fall 2008 n55 Now Available

.: The #55 Fall 2008 issue of Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship is now available for viewing. Details, as seen in an e-mail circulating today:


Theme: Web 2.0

Science Experiments: Reaching Out to Our Users by Maureen Nolan, Lori Tschirhart, Stephanie Wright, Laura Barrett, Matthew Parsons, and Linda Whang, University of Washington and Dartmouth College

Web 2.0 as Catalyst: Virtually Reaching Out to Users and Connecting Them to Library Resources and Services by Norah Xiao, University of Southern California

An Undergraduate Science Information Literacy Tutorial in a Web 2.0 World by Jeanine Marie Scaramozzino, California Polytechnic State University

Chat Widgets for Science Libraries
by John J. Meier, The Pennsylvania State University

Making Research Guides More Useful and More Well Used by Michal Strutin, Santa Clara University

Geospatial Technology Support in Small Academic Libraries: Time to Jump on Board?
by Carrie M. Macfarlane and Christopher M. Rodgers, Middlebury College

Podcasting the Sciences: A Practical Overview by Eugene Barsky and Kevin Lindstrom, University of British Columbia

Refereed Articles

Dissertation Citations in Organismal Biology at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale: Implications for Collection Development by Jonathan Nabe and Andrea Imre, Southern Illinois University

Electronic Resources Reviews

DOE Data Explorer: The Data
by Meredith Ayers, Northern Illinois University

Book Reviews

The MLA Essential Guide to Becoming an Expert Searcher Reviewed by Thomas Harrod, University of Maryland

Digital Literacy: Tools and Methodologies for Information Society Reviewed by Jane Duffy, Dalhousie University

Tips from the Experts

by Charles F. Huber, University of California, Santa Barbara


An Old Fogey Looks at the Reference (R)Evolution by Linda Shackle, Arizona State University

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